The Resource America the poisoned : how deadly chemicals are destroying our environment, our wildlife, ourselves and--how we can survive!, Lewis Regenstein

America the poisoned : how deadly chemicals are destroying our environment, our wildlife, ourselves and--how we can survive!, Lewis Regenstein

Label
America the poisoned : how deadly chemicals are destroying our environment, our wildlife, ourselves and--how we can survive!
Title
America the poisoned
Title remainder
how deadly chemicals are destroying our environment, our wildlife, ourselves and--how we can survive!
Statement of responsibility
Lewis Regenstein
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Documents toxic substances in use in our environment and discusses their effects on our enviroment
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Regenstein, Lewis
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA565
LC item number
.R38 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
CC2587
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Environmental health
  • Environmental toxicology
  • Carcinogenesis
  • Abnormalities, Human
  • Environmental Pollutants
  • Pesticides
  • Hygiène du milieu
  • Maladies de l'environnement
  • Cancérogenèse
  • Malformations
  • Abnormalities, Human
  • Carcinogenesis
  • Environmental health
  • Environmental toxicology
  • Milieuverontreiniging
  • Chemische stoffen
  • United States
Label
America the poisoned : how deadly chemicals are destroying our environment, our wildlife, ourselves and--how we can survive!, Lewis Regenstein
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 405-407
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The chemical crisis we face -- Herbicides: America's war against itself -- Pesticides: feeding the insects, poisoning the people -- Toxic wastes: 80 million tons a year -- Contaminating the water: our nation's "most grievous error" -- Air pollution: 35 million Americans in danger -- Poisoning the planet: our export trade in death -- The impending disaster -- Our chemical heritage: cancer, sterility and deformed children -- Chemicals that might kill us: case studies of the major toxics scandals -- Tris: killing half a million children? -- PCB's: present in every living creature? -- Lindane: the deadly indoor pesticide -- DBCP: the poisoning of California -- Endrin: silent summer -- Toxaphene: 100 million pounds a year -- DDT: the silencer of spring -- Aldrin and dieldrin: part of us all -- Chlordane and heptachlor: with us from conception until death -- Epilogue: crippling the health and environmental laws
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
414 pages
Isbn
9780874914863
Lccn
82001813
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08221496
  • (OCoLC)ocm08221496
Label
America the poisoned : how deadly chemicals are destroying our environment, our wildlife, ourselves and--how we can survive!, Lewis Regenstein
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 405-407
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The chemical crisis we face -- Herbicides: America's war against itself -- Pesticides: feeding the insects, poisoning the people -- Toxic wastes: 80 million tons a year -- Contaminating the water: our nation's "most grievous error" -- Air pollution: 35 million Americans in danger -- Poisoning the planet: our export trade in death -- The impending disaster -- Our chemical heritage: cancer, sterility and deformed children -- Chemicals that might kill us: case studies of the major toxics scandals -- Tris: killing half a million children? -- PCB's: present in every living creature? -- Lindane: the deadly indoor pesticide -- DBCP: the poisoning of California -- Endrin: silent summer -- Toxaphene: 100 million pounds a year -- DDT: the silencer of spring -- Aldrin and dieldrin: part of us all -- Chlordane and heptachlor: with us from conception until death -- Epilogue: crippling the health and environmental laws
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
414 pages
Isbn
9780874914863
Lccn
82001813
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08221496
  • (OCoLC)ocm08221496

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